Happy 200th Birthday, Charlotte Bronte!
Charlotte Brontë was born 200 years ago today, as mentioned above. And what a legacy she’s left behind. She and her sisters Emily ‘Heathcliff! Cathy! Heathcliff! Cathy!’ Brontë and Anne ‘my book is even more about spousal abuse than yours!’ Brontë, and her brother Branwell ‘hey, I wrote stuff too!’ Brontë, all contributed an incredible legacy to English literature. I mean, […]Read More
Happy Birthday Charlotte Brontë! We pick our favourite Jane Eyre-inspired books
This year marks the 200th anniversary of Charlotte Brontë’s birth, and we’ve been thinking about all the books since that have been inspired by the literary titan that was Jane Eyre. Here’s our fave four… Abbie Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye I’m picking JANE STEELE because it completely flips the story on its head. Jane Eyre […]Read More
A quick-fire Q&A with Catherine Lowell
Catherine Lowell’s debut novel, The Madwoman Upstairs tells the endearing coming-of-age story of Samantha Whipple, the last remaining descendant of the illustrious Brontë family as she navigates her was through life at Oxford University, following in her eccentric father’s footsteps. The book was hailed as one of the best books of 2016 by Elle and Red […]Read More